Science Saturday: Is That a Tick on You?

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Date & Time

Date: Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Ages: Adult

Fee: $5/person

Fee with Member Discount: Free for members

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WHAT IS SCIENCE SATURDAY?

In its 12th season, Science Saturdays at the LBIF continues to partner with local experts to tackel todays’ most pressing scientific, environmental, and sustainability issues that directly affect our shore community and the Barnegat Bay. Science Saturdays are structured to be interactive and informative (and sometimes hands-on) presentations in an informal atmosphere.

Science Saturdays run weekly: January 13-April 28

> (no lecture 3/31 – Spring Break)

THIS WEEK’S TOPIC: TICKS

Presenter: James Occi, Center for Vector Biololgy, Department of Entomology, Rutgers University

How many species of tick are present in New Jersey? What are the marjor/important species? How do ticks feed & where do they live? Do they transmit any microbes when they feed? Are there ticks on LBI? Jim will answer all of these questions and more during his presentation!


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